Amalgam fillings in teeth EPA amalgam separator mandate

EPA Amalgam Separator Mandate Common Sense

Does your practice have an amalgam separator? If so, you might already be an industry trailblazer, but the EPA amalgam separator mandate believes it...
Emergency medical kits in the dental office

What Do I Need in my Emergency Medical Kit?

The question of what belongs in an emergency medical kit needs to be answered in three parts: What do I need in order to...

Emergency Preparedness

HealthFirst emergency medical kits

ADA Business Resources Endorses HealthFirst Kits

American Dental Association (ADA) Business Resources in June announced HealthFirst as its exclusive endorsed provider of dental emergency medical kits for ADA members. This...
EPA ruling amalgam

EPA Reinstates Dental Amalgam Rule

On Wednesday, June 14th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially reinstated the original dental...

Top Tips for Proper Dental Carpule Disposal

As a dental professional, you have a lot to worry about. The last thing you...
national prescription drug take-back day

Turn in Unused, Expiring Meds on Prescription Take-back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency again offers the public an opportunity to drop off unused and...

Celebrate Earth Day With a Greener Dental Practice

As we celebrate Earth Day on Saturday (April 22), HealthFirst joins with companies nationwide seeking...
Increasing Medical Waste Disposal Costs

Increasing Medical Waste Disposal Costs

Last year ADAnews published an article regarding dental offices issues arising from their medical waste...

Infection Prevention

infection prevention controls in the dental office

Improper Infection Prevention Controls in the Dental Practice Can be the...

A New Jersey oral surgeon has recently been accused of improper infection prevention controls in the dental practice, which lead to 15 cases of bacterial...

Regulatory Compliance

How to avoid board action in dentistry

Avoid Board Action

How to Avoid Board Action Dentistry is an increasingly regulated field. The need to protect the patient, the practitioner and the staff is becoming more...